LIBERAL TEARS: Federal Judge Refuses to Block Georgia’s Election Integrity Law
By Human Events Staff | July 08, 2021
Following a lawsuit by a liberal group, a federal judge refused to block Georgia’s new election integrity law from taking effect because the court didn’t want to impact upcoming elections.
“The Court is not persuaded by Plaintiffs’ argument for a bright line exception to Purcell because they have alleged First Amendment harm. Plaintiffs have not provided authority, nor is the Court aware of any, that would support this interpretation of the law,” U.S. District Judge J.P. Boulee ruled, rejecting the challenge by the Coalition for Good Governance, per Just the News.
Boulee added that he was disinclined to “change the law in the ninth inning” when Georgia has runoff elections for seats in the state House coming up later this month. .....More